- Otherwise, the partnerships might perpetuate the state’s involvement in the Alstom group, which would be in flagrant contradiction with the other commitment given by France, namely to put an end to the participation of the public authorities in Alstom’s capital and hence to the state aid which such participation entails.
- The EU therefore reacted immediately to the forcible transfer of power that occurred in Madagascar on 17 March 2009 and took the view that it constituted a flagrant violation of the essential elements set out in Article 9 of the ACP-EU Partnership Agreement.
- The Security Council argued that the widespread and flagrant violations of humanitarian law occurring within the territory of the former Yugoslavia constituted a threat to international peace and security and that the establishment, as an ad hoc measure, of an international tribunal and the prosecution of persons responsible for serious violations of international humanitarian law would contribute to the restoration and maintenance of peace.
- According to the commentary by P. Bon already cited, ‘in that case, which very likely corresponds to the case under consideration, given the flagrant disproportion between the sum that the court has ordered the municipality to pay and the smallness of the municipality’s resources, the prefect is in an impossible situation, because he is not likely to be able to release sufficient resources to enable the municipality to pay the whole of the debt.
- On the one hand, the Member States should be permitted to refuse to grant refunds, or should be able to recover them; in flagrant cases where they note that the transaction is not in line with the aim of the system of export refunds and, on the other hand, no excessive burden should be placed on the national authorities through an obligation to verify systematically all imports.